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A Shaman

A Shaman I have not had a great amount of spare time on my hands lately. Who am I fooling? I do not have much spare time ever! When I get some time to think, reflect and create, I have a great capacity to go inward. I have often wondered why I go inward instead of reaching outward. During this time of year, holiday celebrations are on almost every street corner. I am not a party animal. I am most comfortable going to my studio alone to work on a pieces of art or sit at the computer screen and... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, December 22, 2015
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Blues of Christmas

Blues of Christmas The 2015 year is rapidly coming to an end. I get a perplexing feeling when I ponder the end of a year. It is different from the one that I get when I wonder about the year to come after my birthday celebration. It seems that the year following my birthday is singular, intimate and personal. The year following New Year's Day feels more collective, public and community based. Most people wish others to have prosperity, health and even spiritual awakening in the year to follow.... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, December 15, 2015
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Don't Get in The Water

Don't Get in The Water The past weekend was packed with a number of sporting events. Basketball and football seemed to take most of the media's attention. Woman's volleyball was also on a few television channels. It is an exciting sport: fast and physical. A volley ball coach told me that in order to be a Division I member of a girls’ volleyball team, the athlete must be able to jump and reach eleven feet. That is an amazing leap for anyone. I would need a twelve foot step ladder to reach... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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